Buckinghamshire

Buckingham Shire

engraved by Gray & Son. pub. Archibald Fullarton & Co. Glasgow 1833-36.  hand coloured. 9 1/2″ x 7 1/4″

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Has a nicely hand coloured vignette of Eton College from across the River Thames.

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Buckinghamshire

By G.W.Bacon. from Bacon’s Large Scale Atlas of London and Suburbs published c.1919.  coloured lithograph. 18″ x 12 5/8″.

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A detailed map showing roads, canals, parks, country seats and the last of the smaller, privately operated railway companies before their incorporation into the “Big Four” in 1923. Divided into five mile squares.

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A Map of the Road from London to Chester

Anon. published in the Gentleman’s Magazine January 1765.  7 5/8″ x 11 3/4″.  later hand colouring.

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The first in a series of road maps issued intermittently between 1765 and at least 1775 some of which are credited to the engraver Thomas Bowen. Chester is given as 182 miles from London implying a scale of roughly three miles to the inch. Showing windmills, paper mills, water mills, gibbets, brine pits as well as distances, gentleman’s houses and halls.

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A Mapp of Buckinghamshire

by Ric: Blome. published by Richard Blome in Britannia: or a Geographical Description…. 1673.  12 1/2″ x 10 1/4″.  later hand colouring.

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Very loosely engraved but not without charm. A professionally repaired centre fold split and some very minor discolouration do not detract.

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Bucking hamshire

Engraved by W. Schmollinger for Thomas Moule’s English Counties. Original wash colour.  10 1/2″ x 8 1/4″.  pub. G.Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane London and others. 1830-36.

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Original wash colour indicates an early pre-atlas example first published in monthly instalments between 1830 and 1836. A rare survivor in fine condition.

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Buckingham

by Benjamin Pitts Capper. engraved by H.Cooper.  published in A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom. printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown Paternoster Row London 1813.  7 1/8″ x 4 1/8″.   contemporary wash hand colouring.

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A clearly engraved, attractively coloured map of Buckinghamshire showing ‘ every parish and place containing upwards of 40 houses ‘ as well as numbers of inhabitants, houses and acreages. Although this map is from the 1813 edition it retains the the imprint of R.Philips, Bridge Street, Blackfriars and the original date of publication of 1808; it is, however, a most unusual example in that, contrary to most sources, the engraver’s name has been removed.

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Buckingham Shire

by Emmanuel Bowen. published in Britannia Depicta 1720-1764.  7 1/4″ x 4 5/8″ ( to include additional decorative title ‘The Road from London to Yarmouth’). verso is the road from Colchester to Woodbridge via Ipswich. Later hand colouring to map.

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Britannia Depicta was one of a number of reduced versions of Ogilby’s monumental survey of the roads of England and Wales, first published in 1675, issued in the early eighteeth century. It was the only one however, to include county maps as well as road maps and proved extremely popular.

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Buckinghamshire

Drawn by R.Creighton. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. from Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary 1842-5.  9 1/4″ x 6 7/8″.  original outline hand colouring.

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A clearly engraved map of the county showing the burgeoning railway system.

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Buckinghamshire.

Anonymous. published by Robert Butters in An Atlas of England 1803 and, as in this example,  by William Green in The Picture of England 1804. 4 3/4″ x 3 3/8″. original hand colouring. with 6pp of accompanying text.

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A scarce little map incorrectly orientated. The text informs us that ‘ the major part of the vale is grased, and fed by sheep, the largest in the kingdom, a source of much opulence to the Buckinghamshire landholders ‘.

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Le Provincie che sono al Sud Est Dell’Inghilterra

by Pazzini Carli 1790. 9″ x 12 1/4″. old wash hand colouring.

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An attractively coloured uncommon map of the south east of England notwithstanding a little light dusting, mainly marginal, and some mild handling creases.

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Warwicum Northapton Hunting. etc.

by Petrus Bertius. from the miniature version of Camden’s Britannia  published Blaeu 1639.  later hand colouring.  3 3/4″ x 5 1/4″.

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A charming miniature map of the south east corner of the British Isles, carefully backed on matching paper to provide additional margins for mounting and framing.

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